Joanne Sperou

Joanne Sperou

Allied Health

Qualification – Joanne completed a Bachelor of Health Science and Honors at Adelaide University and her Master of Psychology (Clinical) at University of South Australia. Joanne is a member of the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).

Areas of Interest
– Anxiety Disorders
– Depression
– Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
– Adjustment
– Chronic Pain
– Grief and Loss

Therapy used
– Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
– Mindfulness
– Narrative Therapy
– Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Experience
Joanne worked for over 20 years with the South Australian Ambulance Service firstly as a Paramedic and then in Emergency and Major Event Planning. One of Joanne’s last positions with the Ambulance Service was as the Manager of Peer Support Services. She then went into Private practice firstly at Norwood starting in 2008 and then working with the Australian Family Care practices to present date.

Referrals
Medicare – Mental Health Care plan
Work Cover
Private
Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA)
Lifetime support Authority
Allianz – Motor Accident Commision

Outside Work
Joanne’s family and friends are a high priority to her. She likes walking, reading, gardening and talking holidays.